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GenNext paint a brighter future for people recovering from strokes.

A quote on the wall of Stroke Recovery Association says it all about our GenNext volunteers. “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they’re doing.” —Dale Carnegie GenNext volunteers got together for a Day of Caring at Stroke … Continue reading

Winnipeg volunteers are the BEST volunteers!

Happy National Volunteer Week! United Way has a lot of volunteers. Over 5000, in fact! Everything from committees and councils who lend their professional expertise, and a Board of Trustees that directs our operations and affairs, to hundreds of Day … Continue reading

Koats for Kids wraps up the winter sharing 28,000 pieces of YOUR winterwear!

It’s been a bit of a cold winter, as you may have noticed. But Winnipeggers fought back against the snow by doing what we do best: giving generously. Koats for Kids has wrapped up for the season, and we’re delighted … Continue reading

179 million thanks to our generous federal employees and retirees!

Federal employees and retirees give back to their communities, with over $179 million donated to United Ways across the country in the past ten years. We’re proud to have the 3rd largest federal employee and retiree campaign right here in … Continue reading

A+ for Alternative Reading Week.

Mental health, food security, and safe housing: Youth United volunteers spent their Reading Week raising awareness, learning about and helping out a number of Winnipeg nonprofits. Council members skated the mighty cold Skate & Stride, holding signs promoting mental health … Continue reading

4000 volunteer hours later…

Day of Caring is our community volunteer program, bringing together groups who want to make a difference in Winnipeg, and meaningful volunteer opportunities with local community organizations. Volunteers might paint a building, do some much-needed gardening, collect jammies, or pamper … Continue reading